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Noam Chomsky: Class Struggle or Get it in the Neck, Part 2

Photo by Adham Ayesh/Shutterstock   David Barsamian: Let’s talk about historical memory. The 75th anniversary of the Nuremberg Tribunal for high ranking Nazis was just marked. Robert Jackson, the chief U.S. prosecutor and Supreme Court Justice, said, “We must never forget that the record on which we judge these defendants is the record on which Read more…

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Brian Tokar: 25 Years of GMOs, and Some New Insights from Argentina

The book, Seeds of Power, offers important insights on the complex dynamics of power and compliance and how they can play out in a broad national context

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Noam Chomsky: Coup Attempt Hit Closer to Centers of Power Than Hitler’s 1923 Putsch

Whatever the fate of the individual, Trumpism will not be so easily contained. Its roots are deep

Thom Hartmann: COVID-19 and Trump’s Racism

Photo by bgrocker/Shutterstock   How is it that in Australia, it’s 3 out of every 100,000 people, and in New Zealand it’s 1 out of every 200,000 people, but here in America we’re dropping like flies? Chalk it up to Republican racism and a libertarian indifference to the notion of society. Trump’s official national emergency Read more…

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Jack Rasmus: Gamestop—And the Game That Never Stops

Photo by lev radin/Shutterstock   This past week a video game company in trouble, Gamestop, became the center of media attention. Day traders had driven up the company’s stock price by thousands of percent in just one day. The mainstream media narrative was the “small guy” investor challenged the big boys of finance who had bet Read more…

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Noam Chomsky:  Class Struggle or Get it in the Neck, Part 1

Unless working people, the general population, take part in the class struggle, they’re going to get it in the neck

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Jeremy Brecher: The Biden Climate Plan, Part 1

While the Biden plan is not as comprehensive as that proposed in the Democratic primaries by Jay Inslee or as radical as Bernie Sanders’ plan, it has the potential to make very substantial reductions in GHG emissions while creating substantial numbers of climate jobs

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Jonathan Cook: I Am Greta isn’t about climate change. It’s about the elusiveness of sanity in an insane world

We are in an ideological bubble—and one that will burst as surely as the financial kind. Thunberg is that still, small voice of sanity outside the bubble

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Noam Chomsky: Trump Has Revealed the Extreme Fragility of American Democracy

I think both Trump and Trumpism will remain with us for a long time, both the individual himself and the poisonous currents he has unleashed

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Medea Benjamin: Will the World Community Condemn the Murder of Iran’s Nuclear Scientist?

Photo by Johnny Silvercloud   Israel used all four years of Trump’s presidency to entrench its systems of occupation and apartheid. Now that Joe Biden has won the U.S. election, the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, likely by Israel with the go-ahead from the U.S. administration, is a desperate attempt to use Trump’s last Read more…

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